Occupational Therapist

Location: Grand Island, NY
Therapeutic Activities Practitioner -
  • Location: Grand Island, NY (An island on the Niagara River that lies between Niagara Falls NY and Buffalo NY).
  • Immediate Employment.
  • Full-Time Position.
  • Competitive Salary, commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package.
  • New Graduates of Therapeutic Activities Programs Welcome.
  • Our team is dedicated in facilitating the mental and emotional well-being of residents through engaging therapeutic activities.
  • Valid New York State Therapeutic Activities license required.
  • Flexible Weekday and Weekend Schedule.
  • Implements specialized therapeutic activities in adherence to physician's instructions; maintains necessary communication with physicians.

  • Keeps detailed evaluations, progress notes, MDS records, and discharge summaries for residents in the therapeutic activities program.

  • Collaborates with other healthcare professionals to address specific needs of residents and support rehabilitation or maintenance of function.

  • Participates in Resident Care Planning meetings and substitutes for the Director of Therapeutic Activities when absent.

  • Maintains accurate statistical records of resident treatments.

  • Assists in conducting in-service training programs upon request.

  • Updates and maintains resident care plans.


  • Completion of an approved therapeutic activities program is mandatory.

  • New York State license for therapeutic activities practice is necessary.

  • Preference for two years of experience in therapeutic activities.

  • Interest in providing therapeutic activities for the elderly and subacute populations using a collaborative approach.

  • Ability to lead and guide others is essential.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • Must possess a sense of responsibility and work well with residents, families, and colleagues.

  • Maturity, diplomacy, and the ability to work harmoniously with others are valued qualities.

  • Must be able to interact with geriatric and chronically ill residents and professionals in a friendly and supportive manner.

  • Must consistently perform tasks to the highest standards.

  • About the Area:
    Grand Island NY is an island on the Niagara River that lies between Niagara Falls NY and Buffalo NY.
    Buffalo NY is situated in Western New York, famous for its Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Wings and the wing festival, Powder Keg Festival, General Mills cereal plant, Teds footlong hotdogs, Canal-side, St. Patrick's Day Celebrations, Food trucks galore, cleanliness, hockey and more hockey, the largest two-day food festival, and more!
    Niagara Falls is one of the seventh wonders of the world and can be reached in under 30 minutes. The region is also renowned for its many exceptional colleges and universities! It takes 1.25 hours to reach Rochester and 2.50 hours to get to Syracuse.
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